Expansionism Shows Distorted State Of Mind”: PM Slams China In Diwali Speech
Diwali 2020: PM Modi addressed soldiers at Longewala in Jaisalmer.
” If someone tries to test us at the border, then the answer will be befitting,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated today as he commemorated soldiers and their sacrifices. PM Modi is spending Diwali with soldiers at the tactical Longewala post in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer.
In a clear swipe at China, PM Modi said without naming it that the entire world feels troubled by “expansionist” forces which expansionism shows a “distorted mindset” which comes from 18 th century.
” India thinks in policy of comprehending others and making them comprehend but if an attempt to check it is made, then the country will offer a strong reply,” he stated.
Spending Diwali with soldiers is a custom PM Modi has followed every year since he concerned power in 2014.
The Prime Minister’s remarks in Jaisalmer comes a day after eleven people consisting of 5 soldiers were eliminated in ceasefire infractions by Pakistani soldiers in numerous areas in north Jammu and Kashmir.
” India has long borders with a number of countries, however if there is one border post whose name is understood by every Indian, it is Longewala. The Fight of Longewala is one that every Indian understands about and the stating ‘J o bole so nihaal, sat sri akaal‘ comes to mind whenever we consider it,” PM Modi stated, attending to the soldiers.
Next year marks 50 years considering that the Battle of Longewala throughout the 1971 India-Pakistan war.
” Some people may question why Modi- ji goes to fulfill soldiers every year on Diwali. But inform me one thing, Diwali is a celebration we commemorate with household, and with those we call our own … so each year, I hang out with you all, due to the fact that you all are my own, my household,” PM Modi stated, thanking the soldiers on behalf of the rest of the country. “I bring sweets for you all today. But these are not just from me. It is from all 130 crore Indians.”
” The more time I spend with you, the stronger is my resolve to serve and secure the nation,” he stated.
On Diwali eve, PM Modi had actually urged people to light diyas (oil lamps) for those who secured the borders.
In 2015, PM Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district to commemorate Diwali with soldiers protecting the Line of Control (LoC).
The year before, he was at the in Uttarakhand. In 2017, he invested the celebration of lights with soldiers posted at Gurez sector of north Kashmir.
PM Modi spent his first Diwali in workplace with soldiers at Siachen, the world’s greatest battlefield. He supposedly invested Diwalis in a similar manner when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Today’s check out to Jaisalmer is the 2nd time this year that PM Modi connected with soldiers. In July, he made a surprise check out to a forward post in Ladakh at the height of a border conflict with China following a clash on June 14 when 20 soldiers died for the nation at Galwan Valley.
Chief of Defence Personnel Bipin Rawat, Army Chief MM Narvane and Border Security Force (BSF) Director General Rakesh Asthana accompanied the Prime Minister to Jaisalmer.
( With inputs from PTI)
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